Day: April 3, 2020

MLB execs discussing 100-game season that would begin July 1

Matt Spiegel of 670 The Score Chicago heard from a source that Major League Baseball executives have been discussing a 100-game season that would begin on July 1 and conclude on October 15. It would essentially pick up the second half schedule, eliminating the All-Star Game while hosting the World Series at a neutral warm-weather […]

My Quarantine Routine: Elly, a mum-of-two who had to shut down her workshop

The coronavirus lockdown has meant that many businesses have had to temporarily close as they aren’t deemed as essential. Although most business owners know it is for the best and know that the government is offering financial support, shutting up shop is still heartbreaking. Today on My Quarantine Routine, we’re talking to Elly Simmons, who […]

Banks wary of liquidity extend expensive, shorter-dated credit to GE

General Electric Co is asking its lenders to replace US$20bn in revolving loans with a new debt package that will come with a smaller size and shorter maturities, sources said. The new loans, that will come at the reduced size of US$15bn, are a testament to a changing bank landscape as firms seek to get […]

DoorDash begins offering convenience store delivery

To say the world’s delivery infrastructure is a bit strained at the moment would be a massive understatement. Covid-19 has forced millions of people to remain in their homes, and those individuals have become increasingly reliant on grocery and food delivery services as a result. The likes of Uber Eats, Amazon Prime Now (and plain […]

Colombian restaurant’s ‘Solidarity Menu’ offers free meals at a crucial time

Emiliano Moscoso fights back tears. Moscoso’s chain of brightly colored restaurants, Sierra Nevada, serves hamburgers and milkshakes in Colombia’s capital of Bogota. In the poorer districts of that same city, a rising number of people are going hungry because they have lost their livelihoods in the coronavirus outbreak. Moscoso weeps for them. But he has […]